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  • Operational information

    This includes information that helps us perform or exercise the functions or powers in making decisions or recommendations. We progressively publish key operational information.

    Current information is available on our Operational information web page.

    Our reports and responses to parliament

    We routinely provide the following information to parliament in response to requests and orders from the parliament.

    • Annual reports – provides links to current and previous annual reports.
    • Senate Order No 8: Production of departmental file lists, also known as Senate Procedural Orders of Continuing Effect No. 12 – contains file lists which are tabled before parliament and make the operations of government more transparent to the Australian public.
    • Appendix in annual report: Advertising, direct mail, media placement and market research – lists contracts for advertising, direct mail, media placement and market research.

    Requested information and disclosure log

    Our FOI disclosure log:

    • lists documents released under freedom of information (FOI) access requests, which are publicly available
    • provides a summary of disclosure log entries of information we have provided access to more than once in response to FOI requests.

    Consultation arrangements

    We recognise the important role the community has as owners of Australia's taxation and superannuation systems. Accordingly, we consult widely with taxpayers, business and professional associations.

    • ATO consultative forums – provides access to detailed information about our consultative forums. This includes forums for taxpayers, business and professional associations.
    • Tax Issues Entry SystemExternal Link – provides an opportunity for the community to raise issues about the care and maintenance of Australia's tax and superannuation systems.
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